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    Settling and bodily control

    Douskos, Christos (2013) Settling and bodily control. Inquiry 56 (6), pp. 639-652. ISSN 0020-174X.

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    Abstract

    In A Metaphysics for Freedom (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012), Helen Steward develops a distinctive account of agency designed to support her argument for ‘Agency Incompatibilism’. I argue that Steward’s account of agency has two main shortcomings. First, the extension of the agency concept Steward is committed to is problematic. Second, Steward’s account of agency turns out on inspection to have significant structural affinities to the accounts it is meant to oppose, and thus faces similar potential problems. One of these problems has to do with Steward’s conception of bodily control.

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    Item Type: Article
    School: School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy > Philosophy
    Depositing User: Administrator
    Date Deposited: 07 Nov 2014 13:04
    Last Modified: 11 Oct 2016 15:26
    URI: https://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/10932

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